Agent: Conrad Williams
Grace is a British screenwriter and actress living in London, UK. She has been acting professionally in theatre, film, and television since age nine. Grace was Head Girl at North London Collegiate School before moving to Princeton University in the United States to major in Classics. There she also took courses in the Visual Arts and taught herself film editing.
As a screenwriter, Grace was mentored by Peter Ansorge (former Head of Drama at Channel 4) at the National Film and Television School (NFTS) where she crafted the idea for her first television series, NAIAD. It has been optioned by Silver Reel Productions (The Wife, Breathe, Churchill, The Railway Man). Grace is currently working with the executive producer and creative producer at Silver Reel, Claudia Bluemhuber and Jesús Muñoz to develop the project, and is joining Silver Reel’s writing team to help craft more projects for the global television market.
Grace’s first screenplay, CELIA was a finalist at the TMC London Film Festival, the TTP screenplay contest and the New York Screenplay Contest. It also advanced to the final round of the Sundance Screenwriters Lab. Whilst at Princeton, Grace wrote, directed and edited a short film, HAZE, which was selected for the Newark International Film Festival, St Albans International Film Festival and The Golden Door International Film Festival.
Grace’s acting credits include originating the role of Fredrika in Sir Trevor Nunn’s Olivier and Tony award-nominated revival of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at the Menier Chocolate Factory and in the West End. She has also appeared in Daisy Goodwin’s ITV/PBS series VICTORIA and CASUALTY for the BBC. Recently, Grace was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the British Independent Film Festival for her performance in Ottilie Wilford’s JEWELS opposite Nell Hudson.
When not acting or writing, Grace spends her time on the Gower Peninsular in Wales, hiking, reading, cooking, and playing endless rounds of Boggle.